These days, Machu Picchu is recognisable to people all over the world. It springs up in history books, on our friends’ Facebook walls and in – ahem – many a travel brochure. But it wasn’t always so. After the Incas abandoned their citadel in the 1500s, Machu Picchu remained hidden from the Spanish conquerors for centuries, used sporadically by local peasants until its discovery by an American archeologist in 1911.

It’s easy to understand why so many tourists embark on a Machu Picchu trek each year, and why the site recently became one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Standing at the Sun Gate as the mist lifts off the mountains, it’s impossible not to feel just this: a worldly sense of wonder.

We incorporate a Machu Picchu tour into all of our small-group Peruvian adventures. Whether you want to hike through cloud forests along the classic Inca Trail, challenge yourself on the quieter Quarry Trail or simply take the train, our local leaders will keep you safe, informed and inspired every step of the way.

Our Machu Picchu tours

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Discover Peru's sacred land of the Incas. Visit Lima, the Amazon, Cusco, Puno, Lake...

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Travel to Peru and retrace the steps of the Inca, Peru's fascinating ancient...

21 Days From $5,050

Encounter the highlights of Peru, witnessing Lima's attractions, flying over the Nazca...

9 Days From $2,686

Visit South America and travel to Peru. Visit Lima, Cusco and Lake Titicaca, tour the...

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Visit South America and travel to the Galapagos Islands, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia....

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Visit South America and travel to Peru and Bolivia. Travel from Lima to La Paz, visit...

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Visit South America and travel through Peru. Tour through Lima, Pisco, Cusco, the...

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Travel to Ecuador and the wildlife-rich shores of the Galapagos Islands. Then visit...

10 Days From $3,675

Visit Peru on this Family Adventure, travelling through Lima, Cuzco and Aguas Calientes...

10 Days From $3,172

Visit South America and travel through Peru. Tour Lima, the Amazon Jungle, Cusco, the...

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Travel through South America by way of jungle, waterfalls and ancient ruins. In 3 weeks...

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Take the historic Inca Trail hike and be rewarded with spectacular vistas and...

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Fall in love with Peru on this adventure tour. Travel from Lima to Cuzco via the...

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Take a scenic Overland tour from Peru to Bolivia. Be wooed by the vibrant heart of Inca...

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Travel from Lima to La Paz and fall in love with Incan South America. Complete the Inca...

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Travel from La Paz to Lima and discover the vibrant heart of Inca culture. Trek an Inca...

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Machu Picchu trip reviews

Our trips score an average of 4.77 out of 5 based on 511 reviews in the last year.

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